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Women Burned During Charlotte Home Invasion

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police in Charlotte say robbers burned the arms of two women during an early-morning home invasion.

Police got the call for help just before 2 a.m. Officers arrivedat the home on Piney Grove Road to find that two women had beenassaulted.

Investigators say two men forced their way inside the home, tiedup the women and burned their arms with some type of flammableliquid.

Two children were also in the home, but they weren't hurt.Police say counselors have been called to talk to them.

The women were taken to the hospital. Although the extent of theirinjuries is not known, police say doctors want the women to recoverbefore discussing the case with investigators.

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